Medical

Cleaning sprays as harmful as smoking

Cleaning sprays as harmful as smoking The drop in lung function in both groups was comparable to smoking a pack of 20 cigarettes for between 10-20 years, the Daily Mail reports. The same trend was not found for men who regularly used cleaning products. "However, when you think of inhaling small particles from cleaning agents that are meant for cleaning the floor and not your lungs, maybe it is not so surprising after all". [Full Article...]

McMaster: Russian meddling in USA elections is beyond dispute

McMaster: Russian meddling in USA elections is beyond dispute A day after a stunning indictment by the U.S. Justice Department which accused 13 Russians and three Russian companies of meddling in America's 2016 presidential election , Russian and American government officials responded. The operation, centered on the now infamous troll farm known as the Internet Research Agency , extended to scores of undercover staff and associates in multiple cou... [Full Article...]

Delhi Police Catches Wanted Indian Mujahideen Terrorist Ariz Khan After 10 Years

Delhi Police Catches Wanted Indian Mujahideen Terrorist Ariz Khan After 10 Years Times Now reported that Khan is wanted suspect for his alleged role in the 19 September, 2008, serial blasts in Delhi in which 30 people killed. Calling Khan an expert bomb maker, Kushwaha said, "He was involved in several terror attacks including the 2008 Delhi serial blasts". [Full Article...]

Eating quickly might favor weight gain, study suggests

Eating quickly might favor weight gain, study suggests They were specifically asked about their eating speed, which was categorised as fast, normal, or slow. At the start of the study , some 22,070 people routinely wolfed down their food; 33,455 ate at a normal speed; 4192 lingered over every mouthful. [Full Article...]

Former Manchester United midfielder Liam Miller dies aged 36

Former Manchester United midfielder Liam Miller dies aged 36 Sutton, who played alongside Miller at Celtic, added his own kind words: 'Terribly sad news about Liam Miller. "I send my condolences to his family and friends, and all those who love Irish sport". Fine Gael councillor Des Cahill told Independent.ie: "As a fan I particularly remember him playing for Celtic and latterly for Cork City". In a statement released this lunch time, The Football Assoc... [Full Article...]

Opioid Maker Says It Won't Market In Doctors' Offices Anymore

Opioid Maker Says It Won't Market In Doctors' Offices Anymore OxyContin has always been the world's top-selling opioid painkiller and generated billions in sales for privately-held Purdue. The company said it is reducing its sales staff by more than half , and that its remaining salespeople will no longer visit doctor's offices to promote their product. [Full Article...]

Compound found in asparagus linked to spread of breast cancer

Compound found in asparagus linked to spread of breast cancer In future, the scientists believe that alongside conventional treatments like chemotherapy, breast cancer patients could be given a diet in hospital that restricts asparagine to help stop the disease spreading. "This is a very promising lead and one of the very few instances where there is a scientific rationale for a dietary modification influencing cancer", the study's lead author, Greg Hann... [Full Article...]

Public Health England review validates smoking cessation benefits of e-cigarettes

Public Health England review validates smoking cessation benefits of e-cigarettes Joyce Robins, of campaign group Patient Concern, told The Times that it was a bad idea to use up much-needed spaces in hospitals to create vaping areas. PHE is already quoted around the world for its report in 2015 which said vaping was "95% safer" than smoking tobacco. Mr Dockrell said there was no reason why "a hospital shouldn't designate some indoor areas where patients and visitors can ... [Full Article...]

Winter Weather Advisory for the Upstate

Winter Weather Advisory for the Upstate [Full Article...]

Los Angeles Rams: Sean McVay adds to list of accomplishments with COY

Los Angeles Rams: Sean McVay adds to list of accomplishments with COY [Full Article...]

West Ham sign Hugill from Championship club Preston

West Ham sign Hugill from Championship club Preston West Ham sold Andre Ayew and Diafra Sakho and bought Jordan Hugill from Preston, but is it enough? We got on the train at lunchtime and I couldn't tell you what happened, it's all been a blur! "I am ready to fight for my place, and hopefully if they can bring another quality player in, it will be more than welcome". [Full Article...]

Cleveland Indians Finally Scrap Offensive Logo

Cleveland Indians Finally Scrap Offensive Logo In discussions spanning the past year, Major League Baseball had urged the team to remove the logo despite the wishes of numerous team's fans who want to keep it, the statement said. The team name - which has also been criticized as offensive - will not be changing. The decision is unlikely to quell complaints from Native American organizations and others who see the symbol as offensive. [Full Article...]

Swatting mosquitoes teaches them to leave you alone

Swatting mosquitoes teaches them to leave you alone Interestingly, although the insects learned to avoid the smell of humans and rats, they could not make the same association with the odor of a chicken. Researchers already knew that mosquitoes don't decide whom to bite at random. The researchers then 3D printed a miniature arena into which they glued the mosquitoes, allowing them to fly in place while the researchers recorded the activity of neuro... [Full Article...]

Philadelphia Eagles release 'estimated' injury report prior to next practice

Philadelphia Eagles release 'estimated' injury report prior to next practice There was no formal practice for the Philadelphia Eagles on Wednesday. "I have a lot of great memories here", he said. After all, the Eagles have never won one. The Vikings are 0-3 against the Eagles in the postseason. Minnesota Vikings fans were hoping to see their home team play in the big game at Minneapolis' U.S. [Full Article...]

Man got huge tapeworm from eating sushi

Man got huge tapeworm from eating sushi Bahn adds that the young man arrived at Community Regional and immediately asked to be treated for tapeworms. Banh says the man admitted to eating sushi every day, particularly salmon sashimi. I take out a toilet paper roll, and wrapped around it of course is what looks like this giant, long tapeworm . The man told doctors he thought his 'guts were coming out'. [Full Article...]

Ex-US diplomat calls for designating Pakistan as 'state sponsor of terrorism'

Ex-US diplomat calls for designating Pakistan as 'state sponsor of terrorism' Russian Foreign Minister has acknowledged Pakistan's efforts in eradicating terrorism saying militants spread inside Afghanistan along the area bordering Pakistan pose a grave threat. Pakistan denies providing sanctuary for the Taliban. "We will also fight the terrorists who are standing against Pakistan". The Taliban supreme leader Mullah Hebatullah has reportedly approved the visit of a Tali... [Full Article...]

CHAN: Nigeria Defeat Libya, Top Group C

CHAN: Nigeria Defeat Libya, Top Group C Nigeria's last group game is against Equatorial Guinea next Tuesday in Agadir while Libya will be battling with Rwanda also on the same day. Rwanda are now joint-top of Group C with the home-based Super Eagles of Nigeria on four points. [Full Article...]

Police arrest nine after finding 745 kilos of cocaine in fresh pineapples

Police arrest nine after finding 745 kilos of cocaine in fresh pineapples Along with the pineapple discovery, authorities also dismantled a lab where the cocaine was being cut with additives. The authorities also seized two hydraulic presses, three packaging machines, and €400,000 (US$490,000). Police say the gang stored their cocaine in Terrasa, Barcelona, before transporting it to their Madrid laboratories every 15-20 days. This weird shipping method has been used... [Full Article...]

Bangladesh, Myanmar agree to complete Rohingya return in 2 years

Bangladesh, Myanmar agree to complete Rohingya return in 2 years The agreement does not specify when repatriation will commence but outlines providing temporary shelter to returning Rohingya and building houses for them later. "Our first priority is, they have to grant us citizenship as Rohingyas". Some young men in the camp anxious they might be arrested on accusations of terrorism if they returned. [Full Article...]

Florida reports 2nd human rabies death in recent months

Florida reports 2nd human rabies death in recent months The treatment has only worked twice in the US and 18 times around the world. The boy didn't listen to his father, so he went to the porch and touched the bat. Additionally, the incubation period for rabies can be months meaning symptoms develop long after the incident occurred. After that point, the disease has reached the person's brain and is next to impossible to stop. [Full Article...]


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